12021768776_aa22e9d6a6_zSimon Guggenheim Museum by Frank Lloyd Wright. Credit: Jules Antonio2015.


  • Sept 24. Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change. Institute for the Environment, Tufts University. [video]
  • June 14. Knowledge-Based Journalism in the Climate Change Debate: Applying Insights from Cultural Theory and Risk Analysis. Paper presented at the 2015 Conference on Communication and the Environment, University of Colorado-Boulder.
  • June 12. The Disruptor: Naomi Klein as Journalist, Public Intellectual, and Activist. Paper presented at the 2015 Conference on Communication and the Environment, University of Colorado-Boulder.
  • May 9. Engaging the Public on Sustainability Problems: Research to Inform the Work of Experts, Journalists, and Advocates. Department of Communication, UC-Santa Barbara.
  • May 8. Why Experts and Environmentalists Disagree about Sustainability Problems. The Carsey-Wolfe Center conference on the The Art and Science of Science Communication, UC-Santa Barbara [Video].
  • Mar 12. Canadian Nuclear Energy Association. Engaging the Public on Climate Change, Ottawa, ON [Video].


  • Nov 5. GMOs and Public Perceptions of Risk. Consortium on Food Systems Sustainability, Health, and Equity Speakers Series, Northeastern University, Boston MA [Details]
  • Oct 18. Knowledge-based Journalism in Politicized Science Debates. Science of Science Communication III, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Sept 25. Climate Advocacy in the Obama Years: Evaluating Strategies for Societal Change. Dept of Earth and Environment’s Lecture series on Climate Change at Boston University, sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). [Slides]
  • April 28 & 29. Assessing Best Practices for Dissemination and Translation by Health Services Professionals. Workshop sponsored by Academy Health, Washington, D.C.
  • March 27. Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change. Sponsored by the Science and Technology Studies Program, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, and the School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia.
  • Jan. 15. Urban Resilience and Innovation in a Polarized Society: Research to Inform Communication and Advocacy. Northeastern University, MA. [Description & Slides]



  • June 9. Public Opinion and Journalistic Storytelling. Translating Science/Telling Stories: What We Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change. Society of Environmental Journalists and Michigan State University. Cleveland, OH. [Video]
  • June 1. Evidence, Ethics, and the Media in Science Policy Debates. Using and Abusing Evidence in Science and Health Policy Workshop. Health Law and Science Policy Group, University of Alberta, CA.
  • May 21. The News Media and Science Policy Debates.  Sackler Colloquium on the Science of Science Communication. National Academies. Washington, D.C. [VIDEO]
  • April 14. Public Opinion and Participation in the Climate Change Debate. Panel discussion at the annual meetings of the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Network, Florence, Italy.